What is the safety and efficacy rating for DHEA (dehydroepaindosterone) in the treatment of ED?
Possiby Unsafe and possibly effective
Why is DHEA (dehydroepaindosterone) in the treatment of ED considered possibly unsafe?
May increase risk of prostate and hormone sensitive cancers
How does the NCAA feel about DHEA?
What group is at particular risk and needs monitoring during DHEA (dehydroepaindosterone) in the treatment of ED and what type of monitoring do they require?
Diabetics, Glucose monitoring
What are the safety and effectiveness ratings for: Panax Ginseng in the treatment of ED?
Possibly unsafe when used for more than 3 months and possibly effective
Is Panax Ginseng a first line therapy for ED?
What is the dose and dosing interval for Panax Ginseng in the treatment of ED?
900 mg TID continuously
Is Melanotan-II commonly used for ED?
No, research purposes only
How is Melanotan administered for ED?
What is the MOA of Melanotan for ED?
What side effects are found with Melanotan-II for ED treatment?
Propionyl L-Carnitine has evidence for use for ED in what particular situation?
As an adjunct therapy to sildenafil, when sildenafil alone does not improve ED
How should Propionyl L-Carnitine be taken and in what dose?
2 grams a day with twice weekly sildenafil 50mg
What safety recommendation would you suggest with Yohimbe?
What product is available for Libido enhancement?
What is the effectiveness rating for Maca?
What are the common symptoms of BPH?
Decreased urine flow, increased frequency, night waking, incomplete emptying, post urination drip
What pharmaceutical products are available for BPH?
Beta-sitosterol and pygeum
Does Beta-sitosterol effect prostate size?
Aside from its effects on BPH, what other effects does Beta-sitosterol have?
What effects does Beta-sitasterol have on BPH?
Improves urinary flow and reduces left over urine volume
What are the safety and effectiveness ratings for Pygeum in the treatment of BPH?
Likely effective and likely safe
What are the possible MOAs for Pygeum in the treatment of BPH?
1.) Antiproliferative effects on fibroblasts 2.) Reduce cholesterol in prostate, limiting testosterone production 3.)Phytosterols compete with androgen precursors and inhibit prostaglandin biosynthesis 4.) Anti-inflammatory activity in prostate connective tissue
What is the dosing for Pygeum in the treatment of BPH?
100-200 mg daily in divided doses
What dosage form does Pygeum come in?
What drug interactions does Pygeum have?
What are the adverse effects of Pygeum use in BPH treatment?
Abdominal pain and nausea
Why are pygeum sources threatened?
Harvesting of African Plum
NMCD has changes its rating of Saw palmetto in the treatment of BPH in what way?
From likely effective to possibly to possibly not effective
Does Saw palmetto reduce prostate size?
Does Saw palmetto reduce prostate specific antigen?
What is the MOA for saw palmetto in the treatment of BPH?